Internationalism After Mass Politics

Internationalism persists as a rallying cry, but what would it mean to go beyond sloganeering?

Illustration by Margeaux Walter

Born in Egypt to a Jewish family from East London, with a childhood split between Berlin and Vienna, Eric Hobsbawm’s life was defined by internationalism. He joined the communist movement in 1931 at the age of fourteen and experienced firsthand the rise of Nazism, which drove his family to finally settle in England, where he […]

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